Pond photos

aquateriumJuly 18, 2011

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annedickinson

Beautiful pond and fish. The big lily pads (victoria or something like that?) are super. Thanks for posting the pictures.

Anne

    Bookmark   July 18, 2011 at 5:16PM
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pondmaninal(7b)

Which Vic have you got? It looks like either V. amazonica or V. "Longwood".

    Bookmark   July 18, 2011 at 9:00PM
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aquaterium

Thanks Anne!

Pondmanimal:
I'm not sure, they have very red sidewalls this year, and the pads seem to last for weeks, whereas last year the sidewalls were greener and the pads would start to disintegrate after about 10 days. We ordered them in the winter and they started growing them in a greenhouse so when we picked them up in June, we were already getting 18 inch pads. They are taking over the pond, but they are a super fun plant. Everyone who comes over think they are fake!

    Bookmark   July 18, 2011 at 10:25PM
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clarabelle63

Truly lovely! The fish are beautiful and I love the Victoria lily pads. Also, in the last photo with the fish, there are some lily pads that are two toned with ragged or serrated edges. Are they a tropical? I love looking at pond photos and I have the itch to expand my pond, but not the ability at this time. I guess I have to live vicariously through all of you with such lovely ponds! Thanks for showing us yours!

Carla

    Bookmark   July 19, 2011 at 4:46PM
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lulie___wayne

Very beautiful! Thanks for posting. Your fish look quite happy!
Lulie Cosby

    Bookmark   July 20, 2011 at 1:07AM
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buyorsell888(Zone 8 Portland OR)

Very very nice!

    Bookmark   July 20, 2011 at 12:55PM
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threas(z7 PA)

Beautiful and awesome lilies and koi!

Theresa

    Bookmark   July 29, 2011 at 1:40PM
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groundbeef(5)

Awesome pictures,and pond! Thanks for sharing.

    Bookmark   July 29, 2011 at 2:22PM
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sleeplessinftwayne(z4-5 IND)

Very nice.

    Bookmark   July 29, 2011 at 4:12PM
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moonie_57

Those lily pads are crazy! Love your fish, especially the black and orange.

    Bookmark   July 30, 2011 at 9:06PM
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joraines(7 Upstate SC)

Wow! I have a bad case of spring fever so am going through older messages here and dreaming of spring and what gigantic lily pads! We have a large pond but I would be afraid they would take over everything down there! But your pond is beautful!!!

    Bookmark   February 14, 2013 at 6:55PM
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Holly_ON(6a Ontario)

Pond Envy! WOW!

    Bookmark   February 16, 2013 at 11:06PM
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heather_on

Simply fantastic! Thank you for sharing your beautiful photos.

    Bookmark   February 23, 2013 at 10:37PM
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